Statement attributable to:
Patrice A. Harris, M.D., M.A.
President, American Medical Association
“With physicians stretched thin in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, our health care workforce needs flexibility, reduced red tape, and immediate solutions to increase capacity and ensure access to care in every patient setting, including from home. The AMA applauds the Administration and CMS Administrator Verma for acting quickly and decisively to address Medicare coverage for telephone visits, clarifying that remote monitoring can be used for acute conditions like COVID-19, and for greater telehealth coverage for Emergency Department visits.”
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